LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's men's tennis dropped a home contest 7-2 against No. 23 Johns Hopkins in Centennial Conference (CC) action on Wednesday evening.
The loss dropped the Diplomats to 8-7, 5-2 CC while the Blue Jays remained unbeaten in CC play at 6-0 and improved to 11-3 overall.
By the Numbers
Sam Bellersen and Jack Rothman kept F&M within one point after an 8-6 victory in the No. 1 doubles spot. No. 3 doubles pair Andrew Pace and Will Samuels forced a tiebreaker but fell short 9-7. Isaac Salas delivered the lone singles win with a decisive 6-0, 6-2 in the No. 2 spot.
1. Sam Bellersen/Jack Rothman (FMCM) def. Joe Cartledge/Austin Gu (JHUM) 8-6
2. Justin Kang/Scott Thygesen (JHUM) def. Isaac Salas/Zack Levin (FMCM) 8-5
3. Vik Vasan/Alex Matisse (JHUM) def. Andrew Pace/Will Samuels (FMCM) 9-8 (9-7)
1. Scott Thygesen (JHUM) def. Jack Rothman (FMCM) 6-3, 6-4
2. Isaac Salas (FMCM) def. Eric Yoo (JHUM) 6-0, 6-2
3. Austin Gu (JHUM) def. Zack Levin (FMCM) 4-6, 6-4, 6-0
4. Justin Kang (JHUM) def. Sam Bellersen (FMCM) 6-1, 6-1
5. Joe Cartledge (JHUM) def. Will Samuels (FMCM) 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-8)
6. Matt Lurie (JHUM) def. Andrew Pace (FMCM) 6-0, 6-3
F&M face another nationally ranked opponent in No. 19 Swarthmore, hosting the Garnet this Saturday at 12:00 p.m.